Yahoo has confirmed the mother of all data breaches — 500 million user accounts compromised back in late 2014 — and is laying blame on a “state-sponsored actor.”
The stolen data may have included names, email addresses, phone numbers, birthdays,
In a letter sent to students and parents Sunday evening, Principal Mike Winters reported that the school website for Bishop Hartley High School was affected by a nationwide hack to school calendar vendor, OneSchoolStreet.com.
The vendor, out of Missouri,
Three people have been busted in connection to a large-scale credit card scheme that allegedly used two southwest Houston businesses to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars.
According to court records, Shalewa Olayinka, 53, applied for and obtained 116 credit
Following the news about banner health breach, IT security experts from Balabit, InfoArmor and VASCO Data Security commented below.
Csaba Krasznay, PhD, Product Manager at Balabit:
Although worldwide data protection laws emphasize the highest levels of care for healthcare
HTTPS is everywhere you look. Most social media sites use it, YouTube uses it, it’s a basic protocol for secure email, and any website that takes a credit card uses it as a bare minimum. And unfortunately, researchers have just
Laws frequently change the way that we do business. Whether it’s taxes, regulations or some other requirement that we, as business people, are obliged to abide by, compliance is essential to avoiding legal actions and getting our jobs done without
A study from market research company Aite Group, sponsored by electronic banking and payment solutions provider ACI Worldwide found that internet users in Brazil and Mexico are far more worried about different categories of fraud like identity theft and credit
Computers and the internet in general, give a false sense of security. They trick you into believing that data transmitted and information stored is solely yours and that you can actually make things disappear. But in truth, how safe is
Rising security threats against government IT networks has made it necessary to hive off Web surfing from public servants’ work computers, although exceptions may be made, said Minister for Communications and Information Yaacob Ibrahim.
Acknowledging that Internet separation may not
A dreary midweek morning has been shaken with news that all internet access will be revoked from over 100,000 computers being used by public servants from May next year. The Straits Times reported that a memo is currently going out
The ease with which our reporter had his laptop hacked while using public Wi-Fi in a Dubai restaurant shows a vulnerability that too many of us did not even know existed. Fortunately for Emmanuel Samoglou, the incident was orchestrated by
Online businesses in the UK are being warned by Bacs Payment Schemes Limited (Bacs) that they could be locked out of secure websites including those used to make salary payments, if they don’t act to update their systems.
Cyber criminals are increasingly hacking for ransom, raising concerns around data security and privacy, writes Gary Newe, technical director at F5 Networks.
In late July, Avid Life Media (ALM) – owners of online dating site Ashley Madison – confirmed it
Theinquirer.net reported on 20th August, 2015 stating that Charlton Floate, a 19 year old UK teenager, has been arrested with some others for the cyber attacks who seemingly hacked the websites of FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and Home Office.
Republican Senator Rand Paul has been one of the few vocal critics of the U.S. government’s spying programs. He’s the only presidential candidate that has made NSA spying a central topic of their campaign.
NSA spying is so important to
New cards are coming — here’s what you should know
Called “chip-and-PIN” cards thanks to the microchip found on them, these new credit and debit cards promise to make your retail transactions far more secure than the magnetic stripe-based cards
A thief looking to scam a credit lender goes on an online shopping spree, ordering thousands of dollars worth of goods. When the bill comes, he calls the credit card company and claims they are fraudulent charges.
In good faith,
According to the Deloitte CISO Transition Lab, a chief information security officer (CISO) has four faces — the strategist, the advisor, the guardian of business assets, and the technologist.
The findings suggest that on average, CISOs spend 77 percent of
Microsoft has been a company which has been in the news off late.
The company has been making major breakthroughs in the world of software technology and operating systems as the arrival of Windows 10 has changed the future and
It’s summer camp for hackers in Las Vegas this week. That’s how event organizers describe three tech conferences — Black Hat USA, DEF CON and B-Sides LV — that are scheduled concurrently each summer. When the hackers are in town,